LGBTQ+ ($25)

From a crime-fighting beauty queen to an elderly spitting reclusive neighbor, these queer stories explore identity and the memories people leave behind.

Includes: Days, Drama Queen, Love and Death in Montmartre, Nobody, Shorts: Queer Shapes


Asian American Panorama ($88)

The best of Asian American cinema in all of its colors—from stories of activism and history-making, to tales of woe and humor.

Includes: The Celine Archive, Curtain Up!, Death of Nintendo, Definition Please, The Donut King, Down a Dark Stairwell, Export My Love, Finding Yingying, Gyopo, Mu and The Vanishing World, The Paper Tigers, Surrogate Valentine trilogy, All Shorts Programs


Asia Pop! ($64)

Films to make you laugh, cry, and cheer, featuring accidental assassins, beauty queen hideouts, and giant robot dreams.

Includes: Assassins, Drama Queen, It Feels So Good, Kim Ji-Young, Born 1982, Memories to Choke On Drinks To Wash Them Down, My Prince Edward, Project Dreams – How to Build Mazinger Z’s Hangar, Wild Swords

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Filipino American History Month ($25)

Celebrate Filipino American History Month and connect with what’s happening in the motherland by watching some of the latest films and film restorations from the Philippines.

Includes: The Celine Archive, Death of Nintendo, Genus Pan, Misteryo Sa Tuwa, A Thousand Cuts

In Collaboration with SDSU Asian Pacific Islander Desi American ERG, AB Samahan, San Diego Filipino Cinema

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Cinephile ($99)

Cinema is an art form. The films included in this package exemplify the best of the best, the most experimental, and the most timeless pieces of art that have ever graced a silver screen. While we can’t enjoy these evocative and powerful pieces in a full theater, have a slice of movie magic at home with this list.

Includes the following sections: Masters (including Jia Zhang-ke trilogy), Invisible Waves, and After Life.

Films: After My Homecoming, All The Things We Never Said, Archiving Time, Black Milk, Chasing Dream, The Chess Game Of The Wind, Days, Dong, Gamak Ghar, Genus Pan, The Husband’s Secret, Letter To An Angel, Lost Lotus, Love And Death In Montmartre, Mauri, Me And The Cult Leader, Mekong 2030, Misteryo Sa Tuwa, Nobody, The Reason Why I’m Home., Stray, Swimming Out Till The Sea Turns Blue, There Is No Evil, A Thousand Cuts, Under The Open Sky, Useless, We Have Boots, The Woman Who Ran

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THIS IS 2020 ($35)

Required viewing for the end of the world, these films are artifacts of our time and prerequisites for the upcoming 2020 Election.

Includes: 76 Days, Down a Dark Stairwell, A Thousand Cuts, We Have Boots

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Martial Arts ($20)

A whole range of martial arts films to satisfy all film lovers, from a Hong Kong master, indie wuxia, and Asian American kung-fu comedy.

Includes: Chasing Dream, The Paper Tigers, Wild Swords

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Chinese Communities ($88)

Explore this curated passage of time with Chinese cinema featuring tales of COVID-19 from its epicenter in Wuhan to a masterful trilogy by Jia Zhang-ke to an endearing story of Chinese American kids who just wanna have fun.

Includes: 76 Days, Chasing Dream, Curtain Up!, Down a Dark Stairwell, Export My Love, Finding Yingying, Jia Zhang-ke trilogy, Lost Lotus, Wild Swords

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Japanese Culture ($25)

Get a primer of Japanese culture in all of its vibrant colors with a journey that takes you from a failing relationship to an enigmatic intimate encounter with a cult leader to an action-packed morphing robot anime adaptation.

Includes: All the Things We Never Said, It Feels So Good, Me and the Cult Leader, Project Dreams – How to Build Mazinger Z’s Hangar, Under the Open Sky

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Korean Immersion ($20)

Dive into storytelling that breaks boundaries and exposes the realities of Korean life, identity, and family from women-led tales to a musical odyssey.

Includes: Gyopo, Kim Ji-young, Born 1982, The Woman Who Ran

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Jia Zhang-ke Artist Trilogy ($20)

With the new SWIMMING OUT TILL THE SEA TURNS BLUE, director Jia Zhang-ke completes a trilogy of documentaries about artists in China. The films encompass fashion, painting, and literature, but also the tectonic turns of a modern China and the would-be freedoms of artists and their essential ties to Chinese society.

Includes: Dong, Swimming Out Till The Sea Turns Blue, Useless

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Surrogate Valentine Trilogy ($20)

Director Lynn Chen rounds out the nine-year cinematic journey of singer-songwriter Goh Nakamura and his friends, lovers, and everyone in between. Playing that line between fact and fiction like an old guitar, these three instant-classic comedies show Asian Americans at their bumbling bests: creating, romancing, glowing under the California sun.

Includes: Daylight Savings, I Will Make You Mine, Surrogate Valentine

Sponsored by San Diego Chinese Women’s Association

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Taiwan Showcase ($50)

For the 9th year in a row, the San Diego Asian Film Festival presents the Taiwan Film Showcase, the largest annual presentation of Taiwanese cinema outside of Asia. Every year, the Showcase highlights the diversity of perspectives, languages, stories, and genres by filmmakers in Taiwan today.

Includes: Archiving Time, Days, The Husband’s Secret, Love and Death in Montmartre, Nobody, The Reason Why I’m Home, Shorts: Taiwan America

Sponsored by: Ministry of Culture Republic of China (Taiwan), Taiwan Academy, UC San Diego Taiwan Studies Lecture Series, UC San Diego The Chuan Lyu Endowed Chair of Taiwan Studies

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